Rockbridge County High Point Trip Report

includes 1/3 of Amherst County

Rocky Mtn (4,072 ft) on Montebello quadrangle

Date: August 15, 2001
Author: Bill Schuler

Approach: At US 60 and the Blue Ridge Highway, set odometer to 0. Go east on US60 for 4.2 miles and turn left on Coffeetown Road (County 624) (not right as noted in Fred Lobdell's report).

Road Log:

  5.8 miles - Keep left at Y.
  7.2 miles - Keep right at Y.
  8.7 miles - Go straight on FR 63 (still Coffeetown Road but you just passed Coffeetown).
10.2 miles - T intersection at Salt Log Gap - go left on Wiggins Spring Road
11.2 miles - Park car or drive high clearance vehicle to the top.
                    If you parked, walk up the road for 0.75 mile to the towers on top.